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Ms. Joanna Baumgart

Biography

Joanna studied at the University of Limerick where she completed her MA in TESOL and a Graduate Diploma in teaching and learning in HE. She has recently completed her doctoral thesis (University of Limerick) in the area of classroom data-led reflective practice and teacher development. Joanna is also a Teaching Assistant in TESOL/Linguistics section in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick. She is a member of the Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS, UL), and the Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Research Group as well as BAAL and IRAAL.

Research Interests

Joanna's research interest include classroom discourse, reflective practice and teacher development, as well as language teaching methodologies and language teacher education.

Teaching Interests

Language Teacher Education, Systems of the English Language, TESOL, Theory and Practice of ELT, Classroom Discourse

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2012 University of Innsbruck, Austria - Senior Lecturer in ELT
  • 2009 University of Limerick - Teaching Staff in ELT/ Linguistics
  • 2008 Limerick School Project (National School) - EAL Language Support Teacher

Award

  • 2011 - ISKS Doctoral Scholarship (2011-2012)
  • 2008 - IRCHSS Government of Ireland Scholar (2008-2011)

Association

  • 2009 Member, British Association of Applied Linguistics
  • 2009 Member, Irish Association of Applied Linguistics
  • 2009 Member, Inter-Varietal Corpus Studies Group (IVACS)

Other

  • 2012: Organising Committee Member for MATSDA Conference (9-10 June 2012, UL)

  • 2011: Organising Committee Member for ESL event "Supporting You- Supporting Your ESL Students" (11 March 2011, UL)
  • Guest lecture: "Intercultural education" Mary Immaculate College, 11 March 2010
  • Workshop facilitator: "Language in multicultural classrooms" in-service professional development workshop, Dominican College, Sion Hill, Blackrock, Dublin (06 March 2011)
  • Guest lecture: "Reflecting on reflective practice" for module "Exploring TESOL research" University of Aberdeen, 19 September 2016 (via video conferencing)

Publications

Book Chapters

2012

Looking at the multicultural classrooms in Ireland – teacher educators' perspective
Baumgart. J
(2012) Looking at the multicultural classrooms in Ireland – teacher educators' perspective
In 'Language, Learning and Teaching: Irish Research Perspectives; Bern : Peter Lang pp. 113-140
[ULIR]

Conference Contributions

2017

Language Education Across Borders
Baumgart, J. and Canham, N.
(2017) Language Education Across Borders
University of Graz, Austria

2017

"Applied Linguistics in the era of globalisation: Opportunities, challenges, practices" IRAAL Annual Conference
Baumgart, J.
(2017) "Applied Linguistics in the era of globalisation: Opportunities, challenges, practices" IRAAL Annual Conference
University of Limerick

2015

Philologisch- Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolloquium
Baumgart, J.
(2015) Philologisch- Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolloquium
Universität Innsbruck

2015

5th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics
Baumgart, J.
(2015) 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics
International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina

2015

The Language of Language Learning' 11th Annual Conference of BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG
Baumgart, J.
(2015) The Language of Language Learning' 11th Annual Conference of BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG
University of Edinburgh

2011

Sociolinguistic Symposium 18
Baumgart, J.
(2011) Sociolinguistic Symposium 18
University of Southampton

2011

The Social Sciences in the Age of Uncertainty: Knowledge, Innovation, Society and Space' Irish Social Science Platform (ISSP) Annual Conference
Baumgart, J.
(2011) The Social Sciences in the Age of Uncertainty: Knowledge, Innovation, Society and Space' Irish Social Science Platform (ISSP) Annual Conference
University of Limerick

2011

English Language Support Teachers Association (ELSTA) Annual Conference
Baumgart, J.
(2011) English Language Support Teachers Association (ELSTA) Annual Conference
Marino Institute of Education

2009

IVACS Annual Symposium
Baumgart, J.
(2009) IVACS Annual Symposium
University of Edinburgh